Chennai Ward No 06, with population of about 20 thousand is Chennai city's the 47th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 20 thousand people, among them 9739 (50%) are male and 9784 (50%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 06 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4775 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 06

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,523 16,837 2,681 5 1,983
Male 9,739 8,404 1,332 3 1,005
Female 9,784 8,433 1,349 2 978

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -12.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -11% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of -13.2%. General caste population has decreased by -12.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6.6% and child population has decreased by -22.5% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 06

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -12.1% -12.9% -6.6% 0% -22.5%
Male -13.2% -14% -7.9% 0% -23.3%
Female -11% -11.9% -5.3% 0% -21.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1005 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1003, in schedule caste is 1013 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 973 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has increased by 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 06

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 23 28 667 20
2011 1005 1003 1013 667 973
2001 980 980 985 0 953

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8003 are male and 7253 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0006 is 87%. 92% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 06

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 5.0% 7.3%
2011 87% 91.6% 82.4%
2001 80.9% 86.6% 75.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0006 has 40% (7801) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 18% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 06

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40% 36.1% 3.8% 60%
Male 62.4% 58.6% 3.8% 37.6%
Female 17.6% 13.7% 3.8% 82.4%